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Wednesday 20 August 2014

UK

Farr Vintners buys Magnum Fine Wines

London-based fine wine merchant Farr Vintners has purchased fellow London merchant Magnum Fine Wines.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Fish drinking rugby player faces jail

A rugby player filmed downing a cocktail of wine, spirits and live fish could be jailed after his actions were reported to the RSPCA.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Sir Cliff to leave Portuguese vineyard

Sir Cliff Richard will fly to the UK “within days” to face questioning over allegations of historical sex abuse, leaving his Portuguese vineyard.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol tax could fund addicts’ treatment

A new tax could be levied on sales of alcohol to fund the treatment of drink and drug addicts.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 2 Comments »

Punch Taverns battles to avoid default

UK pub group Punch Taverns has unveiled details of a restructure in its latest effort to reduce “unsustainable” £2.26 billion debts.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week’s top picks include a selection of orange wines set to “rival rosé” and a smattering of “enticing” Hungarian wines.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Prince Harry spotted at Great British Beer Festival

It might not be a typically Royal day out, but that didn’t stop Prince Harry from stopping by the Great British Beer Festival yesterday for a pint or two.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Navy curbs booze after fatal sub shooting

The Royal Navy has taken steps to curb “excessive drinking” after a fatal shooting on board a submarine.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo cuts bosses bonuses

Diageo’s top executives have taken a hit on bonuses after the company’s net sales dropped by more than a billion pounds.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

db eats: St Bart’s Brewery

db heads to St Bart’s Brewery in London’s Farringdon – a newly opened gastropub with an eye for urban chic, craft ales and top notch plates.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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